In the Mountains
How can we teach about resilience without first putting students in a situation that requires resilience?
The mountain trip is a true journey based in the Scottish Highlands.
The Scottish Highlands, specifically the Cairngorms mountain range has five of the UK's six highest mountains, alongside 55 Munros (mountains over 3,000 ft.), which can be found there too. There are huge forests of ancient native trees, cascading waterfalls, and more wildlife than you can imagine.
We will learn the skills needed to navigate around the Highlands, set up camps, climb, abseil, wild camp and many more activities.
Our trip moves through the mountains, as we do so pupils will learn how to navigate the mountainous terrain, spot land features and how to work as a team in this environment.
Learning rope work, harnesses and belaying
Water purification / survival skills
Head onto the hills
Navigation in practice
Base Camp 2
Pupils cook together using wild camping cooking systems
Move to summit taking day bags
Pack down base camp 2
We will have a chef catering our meals when we are at our initial base camp.
Children will have the opportunity to be involved in the preparation of meals.
We will enjoy freshly cooked delicious meals.
Whilst on the mountain children will get to experience cooking in wild and remote locations.
We pride ourselves on well thought out meals and ensure that children have eaten well.